Lena Christiana Collinson

31 December 1891–21 January 1984 (Age 92)
Lynn Township, Knox, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lena Christiana

When Lena Christiana Collinson was born on 31 December 1891, in Lynn Township, Knox, Illinois, United States, her father, Oscar Charles Collinson, was 21 and her mother, Jennie Dale Spangler, was 17. She married Franklin Raymond Todd on 22 December 1909, in Knox, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Richwoods Township, Peoria, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 January 1984, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry Reinmann
Lena Christiana Collinson
Marriage: 5 September 1925
Dale Todd

Spouse and Children

5 September 1925
Knox, Illinois, United States


    Dale Todd


Parents and Siblings





    Mary Margaret Collinson


    Clyde Collinson


    Joseph I Collinson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Collins .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lena C Reinmann in household of Robt H Reinmann, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lena C Reinmann in household of Robert Reinmann, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lenna Collinson in household of Oscar Collinson, "United States Census, 1920"

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